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Switz City is a town in Greene County, in the Bloomington metro area.
The community was named for John Switz, landowner
The latitude of Switz City is 39.275N. The longitude is -87.053W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 620 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 306.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Switz City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Greene County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47465 ZIP code.
17% of Switz City residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Switz City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Switz City was $13,493, compared with $21,587 nationally.
3% of Switz City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Switz City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $318. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $600.
Greene County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Switz City political report.
The average commute time for Switz City workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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